The Traditional Japanese Ojigi - Bow

Posted by NaokiOkura

This lesson will focus on how/when Japanese people use the ojigi (bow). 

 

The ojigi is often used for casual greetings, business meetings, apologizing in public, greeting the emperor, etc., but for all cases they use an alternative style. 

 

Later on we will discuss how other countries and cultures around the world use the "bow" and how they greet people. 

Materials: 
Nothing is necessary. A practical demonstration of the ojigi.

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